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The Good Doctor

3.35  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Fifty-five-year-old Dr. Harold "Fred" Shipman has a noble dedication to his profession, winning the trust of his patients with ingratiating charm and an old-school bedside manner. In fact, he even made house calls--but his unsuspecting patients has no idea of the evil that lurked behind the friendly facade of the kindly doctor...

After thirty years of practice, Dr. Shipman'
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ebook, 336 pages
Published May 19th 2002 by St. Martin's True Crime (first published 2001)
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Amber
Aug 02, 2011 Amber rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
While the book is written on an interesting topic the way it is written is very tedious. It was much like listening to someone who rambles tell a story.
J.R. Barker
This book has to be read with a great deal of scepticism as there are times when the author tries to get into Shipman's head, a couple of times writing from the POV of the Dr, but since he never got to interview Shipman, or even close family, it's just wild speculation and flowery writing.
The writing style is also repetitive and inconsistent; there are many times when the author explains something, taking up about a page and a half with a lot of repetition, then there will be a short succinct qu
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